Severn Vyrnwy Confluence

Flood Alert

River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Cae Howel river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from the Welsh border at Llawnt to Shrawardine near Shrewsbury. Other locations that may be affected include Llanymynech, Maesbrook and Melverley. The current level at Cae Howel river gauge is 4.49 metres and falling slowly. Further rainfall is forecast over the coming week. River levels still currently pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/06/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:09am, Monday 17th June.

Flood Warning Area Details

Severn Vyrnwy Confluence

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Powys, Shropshire

Watercourses covered: River Severn, River Vyrnwy

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Severn Vyrnwy Confluence.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Severn at Pentre
River Severn at Pentre

No current or recent warnings.

River Vyrnwy at Melverley
River Vyrnwy at Melverley including Melverley Green

River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook
River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook

River Severn at Llandrinio
River Severn at Llandrinio including Haimwood

No current or recent warnings.

River Vyrnwy at Llanymynech
River Vyrnwy at Llanymynech

No current or recent warnings.

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